Shows parents how to identify their children's strengths and weaknesses to determine their individual learning styles and help them succeed in school. Discusses eight fundamental systems of learning.
Homework Without Tears
Homework Without Tears by Lee Canter; Arthur Stupka
Publication Date: 1993-11-06
Gives suggestions for a systematic program that motivates children to succeed academically.
How to Grow a Child
How to Grow a Child by Bernard Percy
Presents the authors' comments on parenting, which were originally made when they were children, and includes their reflections on them as adults and parents as well as surveys to help readers evaluate their relationships with their children.
How to Raise an Adult
How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims
Publication Date: 2015-06-09
I'd Listen to My Parents if They'd Just Shut Up
I'd Listen to My Parents If They'd Just Shut Up by Anthony Wolf
Publication Date: 2011-11-01
Anthony Wolf applies his philosophy and humor to a wide variety of everyday situations, showing both the way interactions tend to go (not so well) and why, then offers parents a script and guidance on how to achieve the most satisfying outcomes.
The Mindful Child : How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate
The Mindful Child by Susan Kaiser Greenland
Publication Date: 2010-05-04
Explains how children can use the techniques of mindful awareness to manage stress and lead happier, more balanced lives, with strategies, activities, songs, games, and fables for teaching children the principles of mindful awareness.
Keeping a Head in School : a Student's Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders
Keeping a Head in School by Melvin D. Levine; Anne Lord (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 1991-07-01
A purpose of this book is to prevent harmful misunderstandings about learning disorders. The book aims primarily to help such children gain a realistic insight into their personal strengths and weaknesses.
Love and Logic Magic When Kids Leave You Speechless
Love and Logic Magic When Kids Leave You Speechless by Jim Fay; Charles Fay; John Martin (Illustrator)
Provides simple rules for maintaining control, not only of your child but also of your own self when dealing with children.
Middle School Makeover
Middle School Makeover by Michelle Icard
Publication Date: 2014-05-13
A guide for parents and educators to help tweens navigate their middle school years
Mindful Discipline by Shauna L. Shapiro; Chris White; Christine Carter, Dean Ornish
Publication Date: 2014-06-01
Offers an alternative approach to parenting and discipline and discusses five essential elements necessary for children to thrive, including unconditional love, space for children to be themselves, mentorship, healthy boundaries, and mis-takes that create learning and growth opportunities.
The Out-Of-Sync Child : Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz; Lucy Jane Miller (Foreword by, Preface by); Lucy Miller (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2006-04-04
Provides an overview of Sensory Integration Dysfunction, discussing how it affects children's behavior; and features criteria and guidance for getting a diagnosis and treatment, as well as advice on how parents can deal with the problem at home.
Parenting by Roman Espejo
Contains twenty articles that provide a variety of perspectives on parenting issues, discussing discipline choices, different forms of parenting, and parents liability for their children's actions.
Permission to Parent
Permission to Parent : How to Raise Your Child With Love and Limits by Robin Berman
Publication Date: 2014-04-29
Based on her clinical experience, a psychiatrist presents a valuable guide that helps parents and children navigate the emotional and psychological minefields of family dynamics.
Examines the role of parents as educators, suggesting ways to support a child's early reading and writing attempts, describing methods to decipher math expectations, and offering advice on what teachers want to see in children's book reports; and including advice on home-based instruction in imagination and manners.
Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World
Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World by Jill Rigby
Provides advice for parents on how to raise respectful children; exploring effective and noneffective parenting styles, teaching respect at home, stressing purpose, setting boundaries, discipline, shielding children from disrespectful messages, instilling gratefulness, and listening.
Smart but Scattered Teens
Smart but Scattered Teens by Richard Guare; Peg Dawson; Colin Guare
Publication Date: 2012-12-16
A parent's guide to promoting the independence of teenagers by building their executive skills--the fundamental abilities needed to be organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions.
Talk With Your Kids
Talk with Your Kids by Michael Parker
Publication Date: 2013-08-13
Contains 109 conversation starters to help parents discuss important issues with their children.
The Everyday Parenting Toolkit
The Everyday Parenting Toolkit by Alan E. Kazdin; Carlo Rotella
Publication Date: 2013-06-11
A parenting guide covering every developmental stage, providing strategies to help change children's behavior, decrease the stress in family relations, and more.
We've Got Issues
We've Got Issues : Children and Parents in the Age of Medication by Judith Warner
Publication Date: 2011-02-01
Lays out the current scientific understandings of mental disorders and articulates new ways to realistically, compassionately and productively help children grow into responsible well-adjusted adults.
Your Children are Listening : Nine Messages They Need to Hear From You
Your Children Are Listening by Jim Taylor
Publication Date: 2011-06-14
Children become the messages they get the most. And as a parent, your words, attitudes, and actions are constantly sending your children messages, creating their earliest ideas about themselves, others, and the world around them. Now, parenting expert Dr. Jim Taylor describes the vital opportunity you have to shape your children (even when they may not appear to be listening) and guides you to answer this crucial question: "How can I be sure I'm sending the healthiest messages?" If you consciously send your children the right messages, the benefits for them will be profound.
The Gift of Failure
The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey
Publication Date: 2015-08-11
Advises parents to let their children experience disappointment, frustration, and failure, giving them an opportunity to learn from mistakes, and grow up to become successful, resilent and self-reliant adults.